Costa Rica is about the size of West Virginia. Costa Rica is bordered by Nicaragua in the north; to the south is Panama. In the east is the Caribbean Sea, and to the west the Pacific Ocean lies. Costa Rica has many beautiful beaches and mountains many of which are volcanoes. Two major mountain ranges are the Cordillera Volcanica and the Cordillera de Talamance.

This is a photo of a Costa Rican beach.

This is a photo of a volcano.